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‘Sisimpur’ returns for 14th season


Published : 11 Oct 2021 09:13 PM | Updated : 12 Oct 2021 01:31 PM

Beloved friends like Halum, Tuktuki, Ikri, and Shiku are back for new adventures to help Bangladeshi children learn about empathy and creative problem solving.

The new season of favorite children’s program ‘Sisimpur’ is returning with new adventures and lessons from favorite friends like Halum, Tuktuki, Ikri, and Shiku. Season 14 of ‘Sisimpur’ will premiere on Duranto TV on Friday, October 15th, with episodes following on BTV and Masranga TV.

Based on the theme of empathy, the new season is full of humor and joy from favorite Sisimpur friends, along with characters like Moyra, Asha, Khushi and Bahadur. Ikri is back to help children learn to write by drawing letters from the Bangla alphabet with sound and visual cues. Shiku’s “Can You Tell?” quiz show returns for another season of fun learning through games featuring ‘Sisimpur’ friends. In the “Problem Solver Grover” segment, young viewers will learn new ways to creatively solve problems with Grover and Raya, with Grover’s signature comedy infused in each segment.

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State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Mr Md Zakir Hossen will inaugurate the Season 14 of Sisimpur at a virtual launch event. Among others will present in the program are Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Mr Md Sayedul Islam, Mission Director of USAID Ms. Kathryn Davis Stevens, President of Sesame Workshop Ms Sherrie Westin, Director General of BTV Mr Shohrab Hossain, Executive Director of Masranga Television Mr Ajoy Kumar Kundu, Director of Duranto Television Mr Abhijit Chowdhury, Vice Chairman of Asiatic Ms Sara Zaker and Executive Director of Sesame Workshop Bangladesh Mr Shah Alam. 

Familiar friends from Sisimpur Khushi, Ikri, Shiku, Tuktuki, Halum, Raya and Grover will also join the virtual event. 

Made possible through the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Early Childhood Development Mass Media Activity, Sisimpur, has been helping children across Bangladesh grow smarter, stronger, and kinder since 2005. The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs is providing support in airing of the Sisimpur programs and the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education is supporting in school-based programs.


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